The article about hospice

1. Live for today: Atul Gawande makes the case for hospice care by Sandra Yin In what could turn out to be a seminal article that helps raise demand for hospice care and helps the terminally ill consider a more thoughtful approach to the art of dying, Brigham and...

Is Hospice the Patient’s Choice?

I read this on Fierce Care this morning but I also read the article in the New Yorker mag. It was quite wonderful and very supportive of a patient’s choice. Both my parents died at home, their choice, and hospice was wonderful. As medicine begins to admit what...

Where Is Nursing Now?

The more I read, the more I’m amazed at how much the “business” of Medicine has taken over the calling of healing. The system is truly broken. We blame patients for not taking the responsibility for their own care but we don’t even give them...